Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Narrow your results

1870s (3)
1880s (3)
1890s (7)
1900s (5)
1910s (7)
1920s (2)
1930s (1)
1940s (2)
1950s (4)
1960s (3)
1970s (2)

-

Log In

Username:

Password:

After login, go to:

Register
Forgot Username?
Forgot Password?

Browse Users
Contact us

-

Martha Farnsworth

-

Podcast Archive

Governor Mike Hayden Interview
Details
Listen Now
Subscribe - iTunesSubscribe - RSS

More podcasts

-

Popular Item

undated 1977 (Box 49, Folder 4)

-

Random Item

Photo album of Lottie Luella Norris Photo album of Lottie Luella Norris

-

Site Statistics

Total images: 597,308
Bookbag items: 35,864
Registered users: 10,930

-

About

Kansas Memory has been created by the Kansas State Historical Society to share its historical collections via the Internet. Read more.

-

Syndication

Matching items: 24

Category Filters

Business and Industry - Mining and quarrying - Salt

Search within these results


       

Search Tips

Start Over | RSS Feed RSS Feed

View: Image Only | Title Only | Detailed
Sort by: TitleSort by Title, Ascending | Date | Creator | Newest

Showing 1 - 24 of 24 (results per page: 10 | 25 | 50)


Alma Salt Works, Alma, Kansas

Alma Salt Works, Alma, Kansas
Date: 1874
The Alma Salt Works was located at Seventh and Grand Streets in Alma, Kansas. The factory evaporated water from a brine well, capturing the remaining salt. In the background at the left of the photograph are Palenske Hall, Schmitz and Meyer store, and the Kaufman building. The salt works closed in 1876 and the land became theSalt Works Addition which is now a residential section of Alma.


Barton Salt Company, Hutchinson, Kansas

Barton Salt Company, Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1895
Three photographs of the Barton Salt Company in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Bevis Rock Salt Company in Lyons, Kansas

Bevis Rock Salt Company in Lyons, Kansas
Creator: C. T. American Art Colored
Date: 1922
This is a postcard showing the Bevis Rock Salt Company in Lyons, Kansas.


Carey Salt Company operations

Carey Salt Company operations
Date: 1940
Clippings of photographs taken from inside the mine owned by the Carey Salt Company in Hutchinson, Kansas. Subjects of the photographs include a locomotive, hydraulic press, caverns, an undercutter, loaders, and the plant superintendent, S.B. Hurrell.


Crystal Salt Company in Kanopolis, Kansas

Crystal Salt Company in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
This is a photograph of the Crystal salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas.


Emigrants' guide to the Kansas Pacific Railway lands

Emigrants' guide to the Kansas Pacific Railway lands
Creator: Kansas Pacific Railway Company
Date: April 1871
A railroad company advertisement to emigrants promising cheap, abundant and good land for agricultural purposes.


H-K Salt Company

H-K Salt Company
Date: Possibly between 1887 and 1910
A photograph of the H-K Salt Company in Hutchinson, Kansas. Shown are company workers, a large salt supply, and barrels containing salt.


Hutchinson Salt Company

Hutchinson Salt Company
Date: 1892
Advertisement for the Hutchinson Salt Company of Kansas in 1892.


Hutchinson Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.

Hutchinson Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc.
Date: Between 1950 and 1970
This black and white photograph shows a view of the underground storage facility operated by the Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., in Hutchinson, Kansas.


Independent Salt mine, Kanopolis, Kansas

Independent Salt mine, Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: 1950s
This twenty-three minute silent film documents salt mining in the 1950s at the Independent Salt Company in Kanopolis, Kansas. The film shows miners descending a mineshaft and drilling and cutting the mine "face." Then it shows the salt being moved to a rotating feeder-breaker that breaks the salt into smaller pieces. Finally, it shows the salt being loaded onto skips and hoisted to the surface through a shaft, and then dumped into bins in the mill building where it is sorted and loaded onto trucks.


Kansas.  A complete and comprehensive description of the agricultural, horticultural, stock raising and mineral resources of Kansas

Kansas. A complete and comprehensive description of the agricultural, horticultural, stock raising and mineral resources of Kansas
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1903
This Union Pacific Railroad pamphlet promotes Kansas as an abundant and ideal place to settlement.


Kansas. Resources, population, industries, opportunities and climate

Kansas. Resources, population, industries, opportunities and climate
Creator: Union Pacific Railway Company
Date: 1909
This Union Pacific Railroad pamphlet highlights the natural and human resources found in Kansas at the time of publication.


Kansas circa '90

Kansas circa '90
Creator: Pierce, Jeff
Date: 1974
This film depicts the life a young boy in Kansas in the 1890s. Filmed in the old Kansas Historical Society museum, the film portrays a dentist, photographer, blacksmith, and printer, and addresses the Kansas statehouse, Dodge City and cow towns, railroad expansion, the mechanization of agriculture, public schools, coal mining, salt mining, labor organizations, the Dalton Gang, Populism, and a diphtheria epidemic. The film was produced by The Junior League of Topeka, Inc.; The Channel 11 Club of Topeka; and the Extramural Independent Study Center, Division of Continuing Education, University of Kansas. The film was copyrighted by the University of Kansas and is provided by permission.


L. W. Halbe collection

L. W. Halbe collection
Creator: Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981
Date: 1908-1912
The L. W. (Leslie Winfield) Halbe photo collection consists of 1500 glass plate negatives produced by Halbe during his teenage years. Halbe lived in Dorrance, Russell County, Kansas, and began taking photographs of the region with an inexpensive Sears and Roebuck camera when he was fifteen years old.


Lyons Salt Company, Lyons, Kansas

Lyons Salt Company, Lyons, Kansas
Creator: Woodall, J. F.
Date: Between 1910 and 1915
A photograph showing Lyons Salt Company's main building in Lyons, Kansas.


Rice County Centennial 1871 - 1971 Land of Quivira Souvenir Book

Rice County Centennial 1871 - 1971 Land of Quivira Souvenir Book
Creator: Rice County Centennial Book Committee
Date: 1971
This souvenir booklet, published by the Rice County Centennial Committee, covers 100 years of history in the community. The book is divided into sections and covers topics from Coronado's expedition, the Santa Fe Trail, the formation of the county, selecting a county seat, agriculture, oil, and salt. There are brief histories of Lyons and Alden. Sections are also devoted to historical images of pioneers, businesses, and churches. At the back of the publication is a list of sponsors and patrons who made contributions. Arthur C. Hodgson was chair of the centennial committee.


Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas

Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
This is a photograph showing the exterior of the Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas.


Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas

Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1915 and 1920
Here are two photographs showing the interior of the Royal Salt Mine in Kanopolis, Kansas.


Royal salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas

Royal salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: 1913
This is a photograph of the Royal Salt Company mine in Kanopolis, Kansas.


Salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas

Salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1889 and 1890
This is a photograph of a salt mine under construction in Kanopolis, Kansas. The mine, which was one of the earliest in Kansas, opened in 1890 and closed in 1924. Patron provided information suggests this is the Royal Salt Mine at Kanopolis, and that the sandstone blocks used to build the hoist house and boiler house came from the hospital at Old Fort Harker in Kanopolis.


Salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas

Salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph of a salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas. The mine, which was one of the earliest in Kansas, opened in 1890 and closed in 1924. Patron provided information suggests this is the Royal Salt Mine at Kanopolis, and that the sandstone blocks used to build the hoist house and boiler house came from the hospital at Old Fort Harker in Kanopolis.


Salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas

Salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
This is a photograph of a salt mine in Kanopolis, Kansas. The mine, which was one of the earliest in Kansas, opened in 1890 and closed in 1924. Patron provided information suggests this is the Royal Salt Mine at Kanopolis, and that the sandstone blocks used to build the hoist house and boiler house came from the hospital at Old Fort Harker in Kanopolis.


Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., Hutchinson, Kansas

Underground Vaults & Storage, Inc., Hutchinson, Kansas
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
These four black and white photographs show the Underground Vaults and Storage, Inc. at the Hutchinson Salt Mines in Hutchinson, Kansas. The record center, located 650 feet beneath the Kansas prairie, offered all the comforts of home including: hot and cold running water, a chemical waste disposal plant, electricity and a twenty drop telephone cable.


Views of Carey Salt Company

Views of Carey Salt Company
Date: 1966
Photographs taken by the Kansas Department of Economic Development at the Carey Salt Company mine in Hutchinson, Kansas. In one photograph, a man identified as Vernon Horton is seen tamping dynamite into one of a series of holes in the face of the mine room.


Showing 1 - 24

Copyright © 2007-2019 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.